Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting directly to the Executive Director (the "Director") of the Clinical Trials Office (the "CTO") of Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons ("P&S") at Columbia University Medical Center ("CUMC"), the Manager is responsible for the management of the CTO's financial post award activities and the design and implementation of quality assurance programs within post-award. Post award activities include cash receipts, disbursements, billing accounts receivable, and account reconciliation.
The CTO, which is operated jointly with the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ("NYPH") assists investigators and academic/research staff in developing clinical trials at P&S and provides administrative resources and infrastructure to build and sustain clinical trials research at P&S.
The responsibilities of the Manager include, but are not limited to:
-Collaborating with CTO administration, the Office of the EVPR, the Office of the Dean, P&S faculty and NYPH administration in meeting the institutional needs regarding financial analyses, quality assurance, training and process-improvement goals.
- Assisting in the development of policies and procedures designed to assure that finances of clinical trials at P&S are carried out in compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, including those promulgated in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the rules of the Joint Commission.
-Managing a team of financial analysts in the CTO which includes training, performance appraisals, and quality assurance assessments.
-Providing oversight of all post-award activities for industry sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trials.
-Designing, implementing and tracking quality assurance and process improvement programs for the life-cycle of post-award activities.
-Assisting in the oversight of the inflow and outflow of industry accounts.
-Assisting in the generation of requested reports for P&S Finance, Sponsored Projects Finance and Office of the Controller.
-Manages a portfolio of studies in support of post-award activities such as: oCreation of study accounts in ARC. oEnsure efficient collection of payments from industry sponsors. oCreation, distribution, and follow-up of sponsor invoices on behalf of study teams. oResearch and resolve study team and sponsor financial issues. oInterpreting and analyzing study account activity. oRegular reconciliation and monitoring of study activity for services rendered by study team and payments received from sponsor. oPreparing monthly dashboard reports.
-Representing the Director in his/her absence and all other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience plus 5 years related experience. Must have at least 3 years of business experience, with preference given to experience in academic medical centers, hospitals or pharmaceutical companies.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: -In-depth knowledge of the financial and business aspects of clinical research. -Demonstrated skills in project management. -Expert knowledge of analysis of financial data and preparation of budgets and financial reports. -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. Strong computer skills required, including, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Access, and SharePoint
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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